Unleash your inner supervillain and find out if you have what it takes to join the nefarious League of Evil in this devious exploration of the dark side. With the unlimited power of Dr. Horrible’s laboratory at your disposal, who knows what you will create. Evil snowmen? Zombies? Evil snowman zombies? Bring your best evil laugh.
Things are about to get “a little stranger” at NWCT. Explore the halls of Wayside School where students invent new words, games, and even identities! pu dexim elttil a si loohcS edisyaW ta gnihtyrevE, and that’s just how we like it!
When events just don’t add up, the Odd Squad is on the case! Use the power of math and deduction to investigate things strange and odd, and put them right again.
“What’s this? What’s this? There’s something in the air!” This musical treat (or trick) tells the haunting tale of holidays gone wrong. When a magical portal is opened between the lands of Halloween and Christmas, the holiday world is thrown into disarray. It’s up to the Pumpkin King to save both holidays with the help of a few ghouls, ghosts, and other creatures that go bump in the night.
The iconic March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, struggle with life, family, and true love in this exciting theatrical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic American tale.
Ponies of Equestria unite! The magical kingdom has been covered in darkness by a mysterious eclipse, and only Princess Sparkle, her loyal companions, and the magic of friendship can set things right. A mystical, sparkling, pony-filled adventure awaits in this fantastical playlab perfect for young performers who are ready to step into the spotlight.
Take on the bard’s timeless tragedy of star-crossed lovers in a play which has captivated audiences for centuries the world over. This poetic tale of feuding families, daring duels, and young love is a chance to stretch your dramatic chops and become a Shakespearean verse veteran and prose pro.
Learn the fundamentals of acting, from voice projection to character creation to physicality. This class is the perfect stepping stone for students looking to become well-rounded performers. Suggested prerequisite to playlabs.
Take your vocal performance to the next level. Develop the foundations of proper vocal technique, choral singing, and harmony. Students will explore their vocal range with song styles ranging from musical theater to pop to folk. We recommend taking this class multiple times.
“Let your darker side give in” as you master songs of murder and mischief in this musical theater skill-builder. From Sweeney Todd to Chicago, the mayhem begins when the music starts to play.
Make ’em laugh in this high-energy physical comedy workshop! Explore techniques to make the audience roar without saying a word. Perfect the pratfall, master your miming, and make your slapstick look slick.
Live from Portland, it’s NWCT! In this Sketch Comedy crash course, students will have the opportunity to write and star in their own comedic stage pieces. They’ll play wacky characters, explore absurd situations, and carefully craft a sketch from first pitch to perfection.
Monsters, monsters everywhere! Under the bed and down the stairs! Come play and pretend with us in this ferocious First Stage class, perfect for the tiniest little monsters.
Jump into the magic of Fall with Mouse and Minka! Perfect for young performers, this First Stage class brings stories of autumn to life, including Mouse’s First Fall, The Little Yellow Leaf, and Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins.
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